Chemistry

Study a chemistry degree accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry at our Medway Campus in Kent, where our commitment to teaching chemistry has a century-old reputation for excellence.

Chemistry is the essential science


Chemistry is a part of everything in our lives. Are you curious to discover more? Join Kelly in our high-tech labs for a glimpse of life as a Chemistry student.

Our courses

We offer bachelor degrees, an integrated master’s degree, an HNC, and an extended course with a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study. You can study full-time, part-time or take a sandwich course, which includes a work placement. We also offer a chemistry degree apprenticeship.

Chemistry (Extended), BSc Hons

Our extended chemistry degree includes a foundation year. Build the skills you need for careers in science, pharmacy or environmental agencies. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Chemistry; Science

Chemistry, BSc Hons

Study chemistry at the University of Greenwich and get the skills for successful careers in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries or forensic science.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time, Sandwich
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Chemistry; Science

Chemistry, BSc Hons (Degree Apprenticeship)

This degree apprenticeship in chemistry is designed in consultation with industry. Explore organic chemistry and practical laboratory science. Available via day release or online with attendance of an intensive laboratory week. Learn more.

  • Mode: Degree apprenticeship
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Chemistry; Science

Chemistry, HNC

Develop excellent laboratory skills and a broad knowledge of chemistry with our HNC in Chemistry. Study part time or via distance learning. Learn more.

  • Mode: Part time, Distance
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Chemistry; Science

Chemistry, HNC (Higher Apprenticeship)

Combine learning and work experience with an HNC in Chemistry. Explore organic and inorganic chemistry and good laboratory practice for careers in science.

  • Mode: Part time, Blended learning, Degree apprenticeship
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Chemistry; Science

Chemistry, MChem

Our MChem in chemistry combines Bachelor and Master’s-level courses. Study organic and inorganic chemistry for careers in research and industry. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time, Sandwich
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Chemistry; Science

Take your development in your own hands


We'll help you prepare for the working world and make the connections that could ignite your career. Louise describes her journey from Chemistry student to Marketing Manager at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

Communities and societies

Our active student-led societies offer a space for personal and academic growth, as well as new opportunities to make lasting friendships. Students can take part in activities throughout the year, both through the department and via the wider Students’ Union.

Take a Virtual Tour

Our virtual tours are a great way to get a feel for where you'll be studying. Explore the facilities we have on offer below.

Research and partnerships

Research and scholarly activities inform our learning and teaching and complement the enterprise activities that we provide.

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Agricultural pests destroy around one third of all the crops we grow, costing billions and threatening food security.

Join us as a research student

Graduates from our undergraduate science courses can move on to our MRes degree. Normally, you will need a 2.1 or First. If you have a suitable research proposal in a science discipline, we can help you apply to the university and find the appropriate supervisor.

Contact

fes_research_office@gre.ac.uk

Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

Find out more

Greenwich Research & Enterprise

Contact

enterprise@gre.ac.uk

020 8331 7867